Edna Rebecca Roberts

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    - Beverly Dengerud
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Service Information
Vancouver Funeral Chapel | Funeral Homes Vancouver WA
110 East 12th Street
Vancouver, WA

May 10, 1902 ~ March 27, 2011

Edna Rebecca Roberts, 108, of Vancouver, WA, went to Heaven on March 27, 2011. She was born on May 10, 1902 to John and Letticia Rhodes, homesteaders in Carbon County, MT.
Edna married Russell J. Roberts in 1921. They had two daughters, Hazel Dawn and Dorothy Fern. The family moved to Colton, OR in 1935.
During WW II Edna became a welder at the Oregon Shipyards.
Edna went to beauty school and moved to The Dallas, where she opened her own shop.
In 1970, Russell died, and Edna then moved to the Vancouver Pythian Home. During this time she traveled to Hawaii, China, Japan, Israel, and France.
She moved next door to her daughter Dorothy "Dee" and son-in-law, Doug Moe, until she was 107 years old, when she moved to the Lockehaven Adult Family Care Home.
Edna is survived by daughters, Hazel Clark, and "Dee" Dorothy (Doug) Moe; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held Sat., April 9, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., Vancouver First Church of God, 3300 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver, WA 98665.
Remembrances may be made to the Vancouver First Church of God Missions Department.
Arrangements entrusted to Vancouver Funeral Chapel.
Please sign Edna's guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.


Published in The Columbian on Apr. 3, 2011
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